Tag Archives: body image

You are beautiful–inside and out.

You are beautiful–inside and out. We are given so many messages by the media about how we should look, messages that are meant to make us insecure about our bodies so we will buy their products. Messages that focus on … Continue reading

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Today is STAINED’s book birthday! Come celebrate with me.

eeeee! I’m so excited! (grinning) I love that STAINED is in bookstores now, and that readers can finally pick it up and read it! It’s a wonderful, exciting, slightly scary, very happy thing to have a book come out into … Continue reading

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Stop dangerous practice of “weight grades” on report cards by signing the petition! (And enter to win 1 of 2 copies of Scars)

UPDATE: Now you can win 1 of 2 signed copies each of Scars, Purge by Sarah Darer Littman, Hope in Patience by Beth Fehlbaum, and I’m Not Her by Janet Gurtler just for signing the petition! Let us know on … Continue reading

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a must-watch video on our perception of beauty

I think this video is important for girls and women, especially, to watch–it reveals the distortions the media uses with models to convey their idea of societal beauty, instead of just letting the models look beautiful as they are. I … Continue reading

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